The cheapest times to fly from DCA to KAJ are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • August 27th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 15th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DCA to KAJ is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $2075 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $807 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Kajaani

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Kajaani (KAJ) will usually cost between $807 to $1450 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $837. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1438. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $601 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $895 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to KAJ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DCA to KAJ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DCA to KAJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to KAJ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $221 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $907. Return trip prices are from the KAJ to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to KAJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DCA to KAJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Oulu Airport (OUL) in Oulu

  • 82 miles (132 km) away from KAJ
  • Usually 0.28% less expensive than KAJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to OUL flights

Destination alternative #2: Jyvaskyla Airport (JYV) in Jyvaskyla

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from KAJ
  • Usually 2.52% less expensive than KAJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to JYV flights

Destination alternative #3: Kuopio Airport (KUO) in Kuopio

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from KAJ
  • Usually 0.28% less expensive than KAJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to KUO flights

Destination alternative #4: Joensuu Airport (JOE) in Joensuu

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from KAJ
  • Usually 0.28% less expensive than KAJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to JOE flights

Destination alternative #5: Kemi Tornio Airport (KEM) in Kemi

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from KAJ
  • Usually 0.28% less expensive than KAJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to KEM flights


Flight Hacking DCA to KAJ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DCA to KAJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Helsinki (DCA > HEL > KAJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $888
  • Average savings: $7 (0.78%)

See DCA to HEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DCA to KAJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kajaani Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4239 miles or 6822 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DCA to KAJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to KAJ flight is about 8 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Kajaani?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from DCA to KAJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DCA
Origination airport name Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77

Return Airport

Destination code KAJ
Destination airport name Kajaani Airport
City Kajaani
Country Finland
Latitude 64.3
Longitude 27.7


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